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The 10 Best Makeup Brush Sets For Beauty Gurus on a Budget

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* Makeup brush sets are a staple in any makeup routine
* Don’t feel like you have the break the bank on a celebrity set
* Consider these 10 different, highly-rated options all for under $10

Makeup brushes are taking the beauty world by storm, and when a celebrity, like Kylie Jenner, or a popular brand, like Morphe, drop new singles or sets for fans to get their hands on, the internet seems to erupt. However, Kylie received some backlash on her heavily priced brushes which is 16 “luxury” brushes for an overwhelming $360. It hurts just looking at the price. Although Morphe is much more affordable, it is still sometimes $12 for just one brush.

Unless you’re a dedicated guru with some major cash to spare, save that money for other things that are more versatile in your life. Most brushes do work in essentially the same exact ways, anyway, like these 10 different makeup brush sets from Amazon. All of these are available on Prime and have four stars or higher with countless positive reviews if you’re not convinced yet. Go ahead, read it and weep.

Svengoolie Newmar
4 months
Perfect! I enjoy using the Zoreya brushes; they look high-fashion, but are really quite affordable. They're very...

Svengoolie Newmar
4 months
Perfect! I enjoy using the Zoreya brushes; they look high-fashion, but are really quite affordable. They’re very…

1. Ammiy Marbled Makeup Brushes

This makeup brush set comes with a variety of face and eye brushes that are really the only nine brushes you would ever need. It even includes a fan brush that is essential for applying highlighter, and most sets do not include this kind of brush which can really be a burden for those who just want that blinding glow. Get these pretty, marble accented brushes for just $4.99.

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2. NESTLING Unicorn Brush Set

For those who are still fond of the unicorn fad, or know someone who still is, this brush set basically fell from unicorn heaven. This set comes with 10 different rainbow-bristle brushes that all have an iconic unicorn horn handle. This is ideal for any young makeup lovers or maybe someone who isn’t quite equipped for adulting yet. Get them now for just $5.99.

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3. Elephant Xu 11 Piece Brush Set

These fresh-looking brushes have taken a modern twist. Each brush from this 11-piece set is set in a cool wooden handle for those who aren’t really about the glitz and glam that usually is associated with makeup application. The drawstring bag is included and fits all of the brushes, which is ideal for those who travel often and like to bring their brushes along.

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4. Ammiy Oval Brush Set

This oval brush style has crept its way into the beauty guru world slowly, but surely. People have claimed it makes for a better, more even looking foundation application. If you haven’t found much luck with other typical brushes, you may want to try out this set, which is only $6.99 and chic as ever.

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5. EmaxDesign Eye Shadow Brush Set

This brush set is dedicated to those who love to focus on their eyes when they do their makeup. Don’t worry, there is one brush that could be used for foundation and one for concealer application, too, but it is definitely eye-focused. Some brushes are even double sided to ensure that you never run out of a clean brush.

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6. EmaxDesign 8 Piece Brush Set

This is the ultimate minimalist makeup brush set for those who like to keep it simple. These eight brushes are ideal for achieving the much loved “no-makeup-makeup” look and only includes the most important brushes one would need. With the simple and professional black handles, these brushes are definitely worth it.

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7. Veryke Mermaid Makeup Brush Set

Another popular trend that blew up the internet was the mermaid era, and honestly, it’s still pretty prevalent. These ombré brushes go from blue to purple as you get closer to the tail of the brush… literally. This set comes with 10 different brushes for face and eyes and includes a silicon beauty blender that promises to help save product and spread easy on the skin.

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8. BS-MALL Rose Gold Brush Set

This makeup brush set has a whopping 14 pieces to it, and even a double-sided one dedicated just to the brow game with its respective spoolie and angled brush ends. These brushes are on the shorter side of the length spectrum, which is convenient for traveling and fitting into your makeup bag.

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9. BEAKEY Makeup Brush Set

This brush set is one of the best bangs for your buck. It comes with 10 different face and eye brushes, as well as a beauty blender and a rigid silicone pad that is ideal for cleaning the brushes. There are almost 2,000 reviews on Amazon, with countless reviews that say this product really surprised them and is definitely worth it.

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10. Zoreya Makeup Brush Set and Case

This simple brush set has all the essentials you could need if you’re on the go, or just like to keep things simple. This set comes in either purple, as shown, black, or a bright teal color for those who like a little more zest in their brushes. For only $7.99, you get seven high quality brushes and a snazzy carrying case that is essential for storage and traveling.

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